Creagh Concrete Minor Football Championship
Glenavy 2-10 Naomh Padraig 1-10
Pics by Bert Trowlen
Glenavy had a three point win over neighbours Naomh Padraig at Chapel Hill on Thursday night. This was the Glenavy side’s first outing after having a bye last week and the win puts them into second place in the table behind Ardoyne.
Glenavy got off to a great start and were 1-3 to 0-1 up after 15 minutes, the goal coming from Callum Creighton. Three points from frees by Darragh Doherty stretched the lead as Lisburn missed a good few chances to score. However the visitors began to find their range and they fought back and went in level at half time 1-4 to 1-4. Glenavy retook the lead with a Darragh Armstrong goal, but it was point for point after that. Glenavy added 6 more points to their tally, one from a free from Pearce Connaughton, one from Fiontan O’Boyle.one from Finn Shannon and two from Michael Morgan and in the end had just three to spare over their visitors.
Naomh Padraig: 1. Danny Nelson 2. Jude McMullan 3. Vital Zawula 4. Liam McKeown 5. Conor Ewing 6. Jack Brodrick 7. Oisin Gorman (0-2) 8. Che Smyth (0-1) 9. Callum Loney (0-3 all from frees) 10. James Morgan 11. Liam Mc Cutcheon12. Niall Dixon (1-1) 13. Tom Grimley 14. Logan Mallon 15.Eoin Dixon
Subs – 15. Eoin Dixon off for 17. Luca Mulholland 25 mins 13. Tom Grimley off for 18. Rudi Smyth (0-2) , 27. Logan Mallon off for 19. Joe Mulholland 38 mins 3. Vital Zawula off for 20. Matthew McDermott 50mins